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Audi builds cars at sites all over the world. In addition to the two German Audi plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm, it has production facilities in Győr (Hungary), Brussels (Belgium), Martorell (Spain), Bratislava (Slovakia), Kaluga (Russia), Curitiba (Brazil), Aurangabad (India), and Changchun and Foshan (China). On September 30, 2016, the company inaugurated the twelfth plant in the Audi production network in the Mexican city of San José Chiapa. A complete automobile plant with press shop, body shop, paint shop and assembly shop was erected in the record time of just 3.5 years. Audi produces the Audi Q5 premium SUV at the 400-hectare (988.4 acres) site. The Audi Group also includes the Lamborghini site in Sant’Agata Bolgnese (Italy) and the three Ducati motorcycle plants in Bologna (Italy), Amphur Pluakdaeng (Thailand) and Manaus (Brazil). At all sites, production takes place with uniform, maximum quality standards worldwide, as required by to the Audi Production System and according to the principle: “made by Audi.”

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  • Audi site Ingolstadt
    05/09/18
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    Overview of Audi

    Audi is entering a new era: The turbulent 2017 financial year was marked by changes. Now the company is preparing for the increasing challenges of the digital age. Against the background of the diesel crisis, Audi is intensifying its sustainability activities. The fuel consumption and emissions of all vehicles named in the text and available in the German market are provided in the list at the end of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the San José Chiapa production site

    Audi México has successfully completed the ramp-up of the plant and achieved its volume target of 158,550 locally produced Audi Q5* units in the first full year after opening of the plant.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the Ingolstadt site

    AUDI AG builds more than half a million automobiles a year at its headquarters site in Ingolstadt; Audi produced 538,103 cars in 2017. Around 2,400 automobiles come off the production line on average every day, with a new car produced every 30 seconds. As the region’s largest employer, Audi employs around 44,000 people. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the Neckarsulm site

    As the biggest company in the prospering Heilbronn-Franken economic region, the Neckarsulm site of AUDI AG is one of the most attractive employers in Baden Württemberg. The city of Neckarsulm, which takes its name from the Neckar and Sulm rivers, has a population of around 26,000 and provides some 40,000 jobs. The Heilbronn-Franken region provides more than 387,416 jobs, with the automotive industry playing an important role. With 16,995 employees, Audi in Neckarsulm is the region’s biggest employer (as of December 31, 2017). The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the Aurangabad site

    AUDI AG has been producing automobiles at its site in Aurangabad in the Indian federal state of Maharashtra since September 2007. The Audi A3 Sedan*, Audi A4 Sedan*, Audi A6 Sedan* and the Audi Q3*, Audi Q5* and Audi Q7* are produced at the plant of Skoda Auto India Private Limited (SAIPL). In addition, SAIPL produces the Volkswagen Tiguan and Passat as well as the Škoda models Kodiaq, Octavia and Superb in Aurangabad. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    The Audi site in Bratislava

    In the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, Audi has been building the Audi Q7* premium SUV since late 2005 at the Volkswagen Slovakia plant. Automobiles from five brands are assembled under one roof here. The Board of Management of Volkswagen Slovakia comprises three members. Ralf Sacht (Technology) has served as Chairman since February 1, 2016. Eric Reuting is responsible for HR, and Jens Kellerbach is the Board of Management member for Finance.
  • 03/15/18
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    AUDI BRUSSELS S.A./N.V.

    Audi has been producing the Audi A1 family exclusively in the European capital of Brussels since 2010. In 2017, around 95,284 automobiles rolled off the production line. Production of the first purely electric-drive SUV from Audi will start in the capital of Belgium this year. The plant now also has its own battery production. Production of the Audi A1* will be transferred from Belgium to Martorell, Spain, during the course of this year. The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi in China

    Audi has been active in China since 1988 and has been the leader in the country’s premium segment ever since. AUDI AG is represented in China by a joint venture and a one-hundred-percent subsidiary, Audi China in Beijing. The Audi joint venture FAW Volkswagen produces the models Audi A4 L, Audi A6 L, Audi A6 L e-tron, Audi Q3* and Audi Q5* in Changchun in northern China. The Audi A4 L and the Audi A6 L were developed especially for China with a longer wheelbase. At the Foshan plant in the south of China, the joint venture produces the Audi A3 Sportback* and the Audi A3 Sedan*. Another localized model will roll off the assembly line in China in 2018: the Audi Q2 L. The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the Curitiba Site

    In 2015, Audi started production of the Audi A3 Sedan* at the São José dos Pinhais site in Curitiba, Brazil. Assembly of the Audi Q3* began in 2016. This plant is the only one to produce ethanol powered versions of Audi models.
  • 03/15/18
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    AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt.

    AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt. develops and produces engines for AUDI AG and other companies of the Volkswagen Group in Győr, Hungary. In 2013, the company inaugurated a new automobile plant there covering the complete production process. This marked the start of series production of the new Audi A3 Sedan* and the Audi A3 Cabriolet*. These were followed in 2014 by the new Audi TT Coupé* and the Audi TT Roadster*, which are built entirely at the Audi plant in Hungary. The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the Kaluga site

    In 2017 Audi assembled the model Audi Q7* at the site in Kaluga, Russia. In the semi knocked down (SKD) process, the automobiles are first fully assembled at Audi’s plant in Neckarsulm, Germany. They are then partially dismantled before the SKD kits are transported by rail to Kaluga. Assembly is carried out by Volkswagen Group RUS in accordance with the technical and quality specifications of AUDI AG. Audi has been assembling SKD kits in cooperation with Volkswagen Group Rus at the plant in Kaluga since 2009.
  • 03/15/18
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    Audi at the Martorell site

    Audi has been producing the Audi Q3* at the SEAT site in Martorell near Barcelona in Spain since the spring of 2011, the new Audi RS Q3* followed at the beginning of 2015. Last year, the number of cars produced was 114,198 (2016: 135,852).
  • 04/05/17
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    Body development at Audi – innovation, quality and precision

    Audi is writing a new chapter in its successful history of lightweight design. For the coming generation of the Audi A8, an intelligent mix of four materials will be used in the body structure for the first time – more than in any of the brand’s previous production models. The luxury sedan is thus once again rightfully claiming its role as an innovation driver in automotive lightweight design. A tradition that dates back to the year 1994, when the A8 with its aluminum unitary body in Audi Space Frame (ASF) design caused quite a sensation.
  • 03/03/16
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    Audi at the Jakarta site

    Audi’s automobile production in Indonesia started in January 2011. In cooperation with INDOMOBIL/Garuda Mataram Motor, the models Audi A4 1.8 TFSI*, Audi A6 2.0 TFSI* and Audi A6 2.8 FSI are to be assembled in so-called SKD (semi knocked down) production in the country’s capital, Jakarta. Garuda Mataram Motor distributes the Audi automobiles. Indonesia is regarded as the most important ASEAN country (Association of South-East Asian Nations). *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
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    Audi Tooling Barcelona

    Audi Tooling Barcelona (ATB) is based in Martorell in the region of Catalonia, Spain, and is active in the areas of toolmaking and plant engineering. The company can look back on a history of more than ten years. Its customers include SEAT as well as the Audi production plants, and it currently employs approximately 150 employees.
  • 06/12/13
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    Audi expands its Hungarian site in Győr into a fully-fledged car factory

    AUDI AG has expanded its site in Győr into a complete automobile factory. The expansion, which represents an investment volume of more than €900 million, is creating 2,100 new jobs in the northwest of Hungary. The first models to roll off the new production lines will be the Audi A3 Sedan and the S3 Sedan.
  • 06/12/13
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    Audi Hungaria: in the press shop

    320 meters long, 58 meters wide and 17 meters high –Hall G 55, the press shop, isn’t the biggest building of the Audi Hungaria plant in Győr. But it’s something like the cornerstone of the production process – the section where the production of each individual car begins. The building’s foundations consist of a seamless slab of reinforced concrete 1.5 meters thick and eight meters below the surface of the ground. The slab is supported by 360 bored piles 15 meters long and 0.8 meters in diameter.

Recent Press Releases

  • 08/01/18
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    Audi China prepares change in top management

    Thomas Owsianski is to take up the position of President of Audi China during the fourth quarter of 2018 as successor to Joachim Wedler, and will already be joining the top management team at Audi China from August 1, 2018. The 51-year-old manager was latterly Vice President Sales and Marketing of Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. and, as First Executive Vice President, responsible for the Volkswagen brand in the South America region. Audi China President Joachim Wedler will be retiring in the fourth quarter after a successful career with the Audi Group spanning 34 years.
  • 07/24/18
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    New era: Audi Hungaria starts series production of electric motors

    A new era is starting at Audi Hungaria. On Tuesday, series production of electric motors officially started in Győr. In the context of the symbolic act, the production plant was put into operation by Péter Szijjártó, Minister for Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs, Peter Kössler, Board of Management Member for Production and Logistics at AUDI AG, and Achim Heinfling, Managing Director of AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt. The electric motors are produced on floor space of 8,500 square meters with an innovative production concept: modular assembly. The company has invested a double digit million amount to set up the motor production facility. Approximately 100 people are employed in this new area at present.
  • 06/26/18
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    Approval authority German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) at Audi in Ingolstadt

    The German Federal Motor Vehicle Transport Authority (KBA) will be fact finding about the current state of clarification of the diesel crisis directly at Audi on Wednesday, June 27. Besides the software modifications, the main focus will be on the new, optimized processes which are required on the way to achieving the general operating permit. The carmaker has been presenting its results to the KBA for many months in regular meetings and has at the same time also reported irregularities. Now the processes as a whole are to be tested at an on-site meeting.
  • 06/20/18
    Culture and Trends

    Audi supports air-taxi project in Ingolstadt

    Audi is shaping mobility in the third dimension. A letter of intent was signed on this subject with partners from the fields of politics and industry in the Federal Chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday afternoon. Bram Schot, interim CEO and Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG, announced the start of the Urban Air Mobility project in Ingolstadt together with Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer, Minister of State for Digital Affairs Dorothee Bär, Airbus CTO Grazia Vittadini, Mayor of Ingolstadt Dr. Christian Lösel and other representatives of politics and business. The goal of the joint EU project is to be a model for air-taxi test operation in the Ingolstadt region. 
  • 06/14/18
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    IN-Campus GmbH: Audi and the city of Ingolstadt remediate refinery site for technology park

    Remediation of the IN-Campus site is well underway: Specialized teams are working on behalf of IN-Campus GmbH, a joint venture between AUDI AG and the city of Ingolstadt, to pave the way for a new, state-of-the-art business and industrial park by the end of 2022. Together they are recycling and remediating an abandoned 75-hectare industrial site in the east of Ingolstadt. It is one of the largest remediation projects currently underway in Germany. 
  • 05/15/18
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    New engine family at Audi Hungaria

    Series production of the first three-cylinder engine starts today at Audi Hungaria. The 1.0-liter gasoline engine delivering 63 and 85 kW (86 and 116 hp) is efficient and powerful.
  • 03/12/18
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    Audi Brussels receives certificate for CO2-neutral automobile production

    Audi Brussels has been awarded a "CO2-neutral site" certificate by the Belgian testing company Vinçotte. The site covers all production processes and all other emissions generated at the plant either by renewable energies (approximately 95 percent) or compensates for them with environmental projects (approximately 5 percent). Audi Brussels thus operates the world's first certified CO2-neutral high-volume production plant in the premium segment.
  • 03/07/18
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    Audi restructures business in China with FAW

    Audi, together with partner FAW, is realizing essential steps of the joint 10-year business plan in China. Today, FAW and Audi signed memoranda of understanding for the creation of two new companies for sales as well as mobility and digital services. With these measures, the partners will fundamentally restructure their business in China.
  • 02/19/18
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    Audi Hungaria: anniversary year kicks off with projects for the future

    Audi Hungaria enters its anniversary year: Audi officially established the company in Győr exactly 25 years ago, on February 18, 1993. Audi Hungaria has been a success story ever since, and will be adding to its roll call of achievements this year. At the Anniversary Press Conference Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Achim Heinfling, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt., paid tribute to the carmaker’s accomplishments in Hungary.
  • 01/26/18
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    Erik Prieels is the new Director General for Human Resources at Audi Brussels

    There has been a change in management at AUDI BRUSSELS S.A./N.V.: Erik Prieels took over as Director General for Human Resources on January 1, 2018. The 52-year-old was previously Head of Human Resources at Audi Brussels. He succeeds Thomas Neuhaus, who is returning to Ingolstadt after two years as a member of the Audi Brussels management and is assuming a new management position there.
  • 01/19/18
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    Audi Smart Energy Network pilot project: eco-electricity intelligently managed

    Automobile, home and power supply combined to form an intelligent energy network: In a pilot project the Audi Smart Energy Network for the first time interacts with the power grid. This marks a major advance for grid stability.
  • 11/28/17
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    Works Council and Company secure future of Audi together

    Target achieved: At the fourth works meeting of the year, the Audi Works Council joined the management in announcing the extension of job security until the end of 2025. The deal covers the entire workforce of AUDI AG. General Works Council Chairman Peter Mosch and Audi CEO Rupert Stadler also announced that two all-electric SUV models are to be built at the Ingolstadt site from 2021.
  • 11/22/17
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    Audi on demand: Premium brand expands mobility offerings

    Audi is significantly expanding its mobility offerings in Hong Kong. On Wednesday, the brand is opening two new locations for Audi on demand, its premium mobility service. A year ago, the company launched its all-inclusive service in the city as a pilot project exclusively for customers living in a luxury residential complex. Now the service is available to the general public and offering even more flexible booking options. China is among the world’s lead markets for the urban mobility services provided by Audi. In addition to its presence in Hong Kong, Audi on demand also became available in Beijing starting in September 2017. The service also is offered in San Francisco and at Munich Airport.
  • 11/17/17
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    Team AFILSOP of the Ilmenau University wins Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2017

    The 10,000 euros prize money for the Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2017 goes to Ilmenau. In the finale for the competition, the team from AFILSOP prevailed against the heavy competition from seven other universities. During the third Audi Autonomous Driving Cup, students for the first time also completed tasks in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).
  • 11/07/17
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    “Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5

    The Audi Q5 has won the 2017 “Golden Steering Wheel” in the “Large SUV” category. Prior to the selection, readers of the German automotive trade magazine Auto Bild, its 20 European sister publications and the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag had determined nominations from the new cars presented in 2017. An international panel of experts crowned the winner from these nominations. Peter Mertens, AUDI AG Board Member for Technical Development, accepted the prize for the Audi Q5 on Tuesday evening in Berlin.
  • 11/02/17
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    Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2017: independently and intelligently around the course

    The Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2017 sees eight teams from German universities do battle for podium positions. The competition will be held for the third time on November 15 and 16 in the museum mobile at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt. The winning team will receive prize money of EUR 10,000.
  • 10/06/17
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    Production milestone at the new car factory of Audi Hungaria: half a million Audi cars “made in Győr”

    Automobile production at Audi Hungaria has achieved a new milestone: The 500,000th car, an Audi TTS Coupé, rolled off the line in Győr and is now on its way to its new owner in the United Kingdom. The car is painted in exclusive “viper green” and equipped with a 2.0 four-cylinder gasoline engine (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.3 – 6.7 (32.2 – 35.1 US mpg), combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 168 – 155 (270.4 – 249.4 g/mi*). The engine was also produced by the Audi Hungaria plant.
  • 09/29/17
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    New Managing Director at Audi Hungaria: Achim Heinfling succeeds to Peter Kössler

    Achim Heinfling (54) is taking over as Managing Director of Audi Hungaria as of October 1, 2017. He succeeds to Peter Kössler, who was appointed Board of Management Member for Production and Logistics at AUDI AG in September. Mr. Heinfling is moving to Győr from the carmaker’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, where he has been Head of Production Planning engine and chassis since 2014. Between 2007 and 2014, Mr. Heinfling was Director for Engine Production at Audi Hungaria and thus had a major impact on the company’s development.
  • 09/25/17
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    Audi México: Andreas Lehe new Managing Director for Production and Logistics

    Audi México has successfully tackled the production launch for the Audi Q5 in San José Chiapa, Mexico. Andreas Lehe will now head up Production and Logistics at the new Audi site as planned starting October 1. Outgoing Managing Director of Production and Logistics, Klaus Peter Körner, will return to Germany at the end of September, in keeping with the contract.
  • 09/19/17
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    Premium mobility service Audi on demand+ launches in Beijing

    With Audi on demand+ the brand with the Four Rings is now bringing the successful premium mobility concept for flexible use and exceptional service to Beijing. Users select the car desired from a range of prestigious top models from a high-performance vehicle to an upper class sedan. Customers can use their smartphones to book their preferred models and pay while on the move. A concierge service brings the car to the customer by request. The metropolis is the first location for Audi on demand+ in China, and plans call for the offering to become available in major medium and large-sized cities across China to form a regionwide mobility service network within the next years.
  • 08/30/17
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    Successful model of dual training: some 800 young people to start at the Audi sites in Germany

    804 young people will start their vocational training at Audi in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm this year. The carmaker will thus be training a similarly large number of young people as in the previous year. In addition, 39 young people will start a dual course of study. A dual course of study for a master’s degree will also be offered for the first time.
  • 08/25/17
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    Audi uses virtual reality to train Logistics employees

    The training center of the future fits in a suitcase: A computer, a pair of virtual reality glasses and two controllers are all it takes for the new interactive learning program for Audi packing logistics. The program makes it fun for employees to learn the packing process for CKD Logistics (CKD = completely knocked down). The exercises are designed like a video game and the equipment is quick and easy to set up anywhere.
  • 04/13/17
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    Audi Sport racing academy – promoting talent

    The Audi driving experience is now redirecting its program in motorsport: the team around the driver coach and mentor Sepp Haider will focus on the promotion of young talent in the Audi Sport racing academy. In addition to theoretical and sports training, the academy’s comprehensive program also includes practice in the Audi Sport TT Cup and, for the first time, in the ADAC GT Masters.
  • 04/05/17
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    Looking ahead to the new Audi A8: Space Frame with a unique mix of materials

    Audi is writing a new chapter in its lightweight design success story. For the next generation of the Audi A8*, an intelligent mix of four materials is being used for the first time in the weight-bearing body structure – more materials than in any of the brand’s previous production models. The luxury sedan is thus once again rightfully claiming its role as an innovation driver in automotive lightweight design: Its low weight and impressive rigidity offer greater performance, efficiency and safety.
  • 02/24/17
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    Johannes Roscheck is the new president of Audi do Brasil

    Dr. Johannes Roscheck is the new president and CEO of Audi do Brasil. With great expertise in the automotive sector and knowledge of the Brazilian market, Roscheck, who is an Austrian, has served as CFO in the brand's production unit in Curitiba already in the 1990s.
  • 01/24/17
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    Audi etches symbols into car paint

    Audi has developed a process for the partial matting of painted surfaces. A special powder roughens the clear lacquer on the surface to a depth of a few thousandths of a millimeter so that individual markings become visible. With this process, the Audi exclusive program offers personalized design of the side blades for all R8 customers.
  • 01/19/17
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    An Audi success story – 8 million cars with quattro drive

    The brand is celebrating a special milestone that also is a fitting occasion for this time of year: rolling off the production line at the new plant in San José Chiapa is the 8 millionth Audi with quattro drive – the technology that delivers a big, built-in boost in safety and driving pleasure, even on snow and ice. The milestone car is a garnet red Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI quattro*.
  • 01/17/17
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    AUDI AG and FAW Group sign strategic growth plan for China

    AUDI AG is set to further expand its business activities in the Chinese market: Together with its local partner FAW Group, the company has defined 21 key strategy fields with respective goals in a 10-year plan. Audi will significantly expand its model portfolio locally produced at FAW VW and enter new segments, including electrified automobiles. With a new dedicated company for mobility and digital services, the two partners want to advance their joint commitment in this expanding premium business segment. Furthermore Audi and FAW will intensify their collaboration in financial services aiming to serve the rapidly growing demand from Audi customers in this field. With this agenda for the future, Audi and FAW are laying the groundwork to continue the growth strategy of the four rings in China.
  • 11/22/16
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    More room for the modern way of working: new office complex for Audi in Ingolstadt

    Promote new ideas and creative work: that is the goal of Audi’s new “Areal Süd” office complex. Following construction that took just less than two years, the first 1,000 employees are now moving in. The new H6 building at the Ingolstadt site features a distinctive, open and innovative office structure. In addition, the new company cafeteria has been open since October 10.
  • 11/14/16
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    Audi outlines growth plan for China business

    Audi has outlined a growth plan for its joint business with FAW Group for the next 10 years, setting the course for sustainable growth in the brand’s largest global market. The partners will intensify their cooperation in key future fields of the automobile industry.
  • 11/11/16
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    Audi production in Münchsmünster in full swing

    Audi is reaching top form in Münchsmünster. In 2016 alone, the competence¬ center for high-tech chassis components, aluminum structural components and pressings will turn out more than 23 million components. That is far more than the original planned output of 21 million. The location now employs over 800 people and all sections of the plant are operating on a three-shift basis. The smart factory – intelligent and connected – is likewise gradually becoming a reality in Münchsmünster.
  • 10/19/16
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    Audi trains development engineers for electric mobility

    Audi engineers in the lecture hall: At the Technical University of Ingolstadt (THI), powertrain development engineers from Audi are expanding their knowledge in the field of electric mobility. The goal of the project is to increase their strategic and technical expertise. The company intends to further strengthen its innovative power by gaining additional stimulus from the world of science.
  • 10/01/16
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    Audi México opens supplier park in San José Chiapa

    The latest member of the Audi production network is setting global standards, also with its supplier park: The new JIS (Just-in-Sequence) Park next to the Audi plant in San José Chiapa, Mexico, has the advantage of short distances between production and suppliers. Seven suppliers and providers of logistics services have already set up operations there. The new JIS Park will create some 1,000 jobs.
  • 10/01/16
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    Audi México: state-of-the-art technology for top quality

    The Audi plant in San José Chiapa officially opened today. The guiding principle here is “made by Audi”: The Audi Production System (APS) implements a uniformly high standard for quality worldwide. To validate its premium quality, the company is networking its new plant with other sites in the Audi global production network. Working in the production control center, known as P-Control, are 105 employees from various technical disciplines, who monitor how the new Audi Q5 is produced from a bird's-eye view. In combination with the site’s quality laboratory and training center, Audi ensures compliance with the quality standards that apply to its production facilities worldwide.
  • 09/30/16
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    AUDI AG opens automobile plant in Mexico

    Audi is further expanding its worldwide production network and thus continuing along its path of global growth. This Friday, the Audi Board of Management opened the company’s first automobile plant on the North American continent. Starting now, the brand with the Four Rings will produce the new generation of the Audi Q5* for the world market in San José Chiapa in Mexico’s federal state of Puebla. The plant has an annual production capacity of approximately 150,000 premium SUVs. By the end of the year, a total of 4,200 jobs will be created locally at Audi México.
  • 09/30/16
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    Lean Award for Audi’s Neckarsulm plant

    The Audi plant in Neckarsulm is to receive the Automotive Lean Production Award in the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) category. The trade magazine Automobil Produktion and the consulting company Agamus Consult award the prize each year in recognition of production facilities that apply the factors of production in a particularly efficient manner. The prize will be awarded in the context of the Automotive Lean Production Congress on November 29 and 30 at the Bosch plant in Blaichach.
  • 09/29/16
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    Save the date: Live stream of opening of the new AUDI AG plant in Mexico

    Audi is further expanding its worldwide production network and is thus maintaining its global growth trajectory. On September 30, the Audi Board of Management will be opening the first Audi car plant on the North American continent. The event will be broadcast live on the Internet and via SmartTV.
  • 09/20/16
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    Audi opens new, highly efficient paint shop

    Audi has put a new topcoat paint shop into operation at its plant in Ingolstadt. Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl opened the 12,000 square meter building (129,000 sq. ft.) on Tuesday together with Plant Director Albert Mayer and Group Works Council Chairman Peter Mosch. Up to 900 car bodies a day can be painted there on three floors. Thanks to environmentally friendly technology, the modern application equipment will conserve resources. Ergonomically designed workplaces will make the employees’ work easier.
  • 09/11/16
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    Audi strengthens partnerships with Chinese tech giants

    Audi is strengthening the digital footprint of the brand in its largest global market. Audi China and the brand’s joint venture FAW-Volkswagen signed tripartite memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent respectively. The partners will deepen their cooperation in the areas of data analysis, internet-vehicle platform building and urban intelligent transport.
  • 09/01/16
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    System of dual training at Audi: Career start into the digital future

    Audi is expanding its activities in the field of dual occupational training: 804 young people, more than ever before, will start their occupational training in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm this September. The company will continue to provide training to such large numbers of young people in the coming years, and will thus strengthen its position in the future areas of digitization and electric mobility.
  • 08/22/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi starts transmission production in China

    Audi is expanding its activities in China. Together with Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin (VWATJ), the premium brand is inaugurating a new transmission plant this Monday. The plant, in the northern China harbor city of Tianjin, will supply highly efficient 7-speed S tronic transmissions for the new Audi A4 L and other locally produced models.
  • 08/04/16
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    Successful model: one million Audi Q5 from Ingolstadt

    This Thursday, the one-millionth Audi Q5 drove off the production line at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt. The jubilee car, an SQ5 in Sepang Blue, will be delivered to a family in Germany. The international success of the Audi Q5 began in 2008, when Audi launched this model in the segment of mid-range SUVs – the second Q-model from the brand with the Four Rings after the Audi Q7. Since then, the Audi Q5 has developed into a favorite with the customers and is to be seen on the roads of more than 100 countries. Because Audi produces this top-seller also in China and India for the respective local markets, worldwide deliveries sum up to nearly 1.6 million vehicles.
  • 05/02/16
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    Spectacular “Audi Late Light Show” to accompany world premiere of new Audi A5 Coupe

    Audi is to present an impressive 3D video mapping light show at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt in advance of the world premiere of the new Audi A5 Coupe. On six consecutive evenings starting on Wednesday, May 25, visitors will be able to enjoy a spectacular light show by the renowned Hungarian group of artists “Maxin10sity.” Everyone is invited to the show – art fans, Audi employees and their families, as well as people from the region and beyond – when the 2,300-square-meter surface of the building on the Audi Piazza is transformed into a unique work of art during the “Audi Late Light Show.” Entry will be free of charge.
  • 04/26/16
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    Audi Environmental Foundation: starting signal for “Smart HOBOS” high-tech beehive

    Bees pollinate about 80 percent of our agricultural plants and wild vegetation, so life without bees is almost impossible. Too little pollination would have severe consequences – both environmental and economic. With the worldwide unique “Smart HOBOS” (HOneyBee Online Studies) project, the Audi Stiftung für Umwelt GmbH (Audi Environmental Foundation) and the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg are working to protect these vital and fascinating insects. On Tuesday, Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl, Board of Management Member for Production at AUDI AG and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Audi Environmental Foundation; Christoph Hillenbrand, District President of Upper Bavaria; Prof. Dr. Barbara Sponholz, Vice President of Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg; and bee expert Prof. Dr. Jürgen Tautz opened the research station at Audi’s production site in Münchsmünster. The first bees will soon move into their new home.
  • 04/22/16
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    New Audi A8 production officially started at Neckarsulm site

    Audi officially opened the new production halls for the Audi A8* at the Neckarsulm site on Friday – a milestone in the site’s strategy for the future. Production of the A8 started with the operation of a switch at the official opening.
  • 09/11/15
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    Audi launches Vocational Training 2.0

    Accessing learning materials at any time, sharing knowledge online and developing work methods independently or in a team: Starting this training year, Audi is rolling out a concept for mobile and digital learning in 16 vocations. The brand with the four rings is the first automotive manufacturer to implement widespread use of tablet computers as learning tools based on a stringent, didactic concept. AUDI AG currently offers apprenticeships in a total of 21 vocations. This Friday, 752 new apprentices begin their careers in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm. In addition, 39 young employees will begin a dual study program.
  • 07/06/15
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    Audi increases number of apprenticeships

    Audi will provide vocational training to even more young people in the future. The company plans to increase its number of apprentices from approximately 2,500 at present to more than 2,700 by 2018. The future specialists will support the company on its growth path, above all with its model and technology initiative. The additional apprenticeships also represent a commitment to the company’s sites in Germany.
  • 03/12/15
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    New home for Audi Academy

    In the best location: The Audi Academy has now found its new home between the Danube, the New Castle and the Technical University. Today, Audi inaugurated the new seminar and office building with numerous guests from the fields of politics and business. This is where the company is concentrating its many further-training activities.
  • 10/21/14
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    Audi México: Inaugurado nuevo Centro de Especialización

    Un gran momento para Audi México: más de 300 invitados de alrededor del mundo celebraron hoy la inauguración del nuevo Centro de Especialización, entre ellos el Prof. h.c. Thomas Sigi, responsable de Recursos Humanos del Consejo Directivo de AUDI AG, el Dr. Hubert Waltl, responsable de Producción del Consejo de Directivo de AUDI AG, Dr. Rafael Moreno Valle, Gobernador del Estado de Puebla, Dr. Jorge Guillén, Rector de la Universidad Tecnológica de Puebla, Dr. Elías Micha Zaga, Director Adjunto de Desarrollo Regional del Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) y Prof. Dr. Maria Böhmer, Ministra Adjunta en el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Federal de Alemania. En el futuro, en este moderno edificio se llevarán a cabo más de 1,500 cursos anuales para empleados y becarios. Esta capacitación previa constituye la base para el inicio de la producción del sucesor del Audi Q5* en la nueva planta de San José Chiapa. En total, la plantilla de Audi México contará hasta finales de 2016 con alrededor de 3,800 empleados.
  • 08/30/14
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    Audi opens high-tech complex in Neuburg an der Donau

    AUDI AG is strengthening its presence in the Ingolstadt region: Audi today officially put the high-tech Audi Neuburg complex into operation after a construction period of just two years. In the presence of the Prime Minister of Bavaria, Horst Seehofer, the Mayor of the city of Neuburg an der Donau, Dr. Bernhard Gmehling, and 250 other guests of honor, the 47-hectare site was opened by Prof. Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board of Management Member for Technical Development of AUDI AG, and Peter Mosch, Chairman of the General Works Council of AUDI AG. Under one roof, the complex accommodates the Competence Center Motorsport with Audi Sport customer racing, the Audi driving experience center and functions of the Technical Development division. Audi is investing a high double-digit million amount in the new site, which is approximately 20 kilometers west of the company’s main site in Ingolstadt and will provide employment for a total of 460 people.
  • 08/26/14
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    Alfons Dintner

  • 07/31/14
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    Audi México: relevo en la Presidencia el 1 de agosto

    Alfons Dintner (50) sucederá a Matthias Müller (50) a partir del 1 de agosto del presente año. Se hará cargo de la dirección del proyecto de la futura planta de Audi en San José Chiapa en México y asumirá el cargo de Presidente AUDI MÉXICO S.A. de C.V. Dintner, cuyo último puesto fue Miembro de Consejo Producción y Logística de Volkswagen de México, será el responsable en 2016 del lanzamiento del sucesor del Q5*. Matthias Müller asumirá una función directiva en el departamento de Desarrollo Técnico de AUDI AG en Ingolstadt.
  • 07/31/14
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    Audi México’s ongoing strategy: management phase to take place on August 1

    Alfons Dintner (50) is to succeed Matthias Müller (50) with effect from August 1. He is taking charge of project management for the future Audi plant in the Mexican city of San José Chiapa and will become CEO of AUDI MÉXICO S.A. de C.V. Dintner, most recently Board of Management Member for Production and Logistics at Volkswagen de México, will be responsible for the launch of the Q5* successor model in Mexico in 2016. Matthias Müller is taking on a senior position in Audi’s Technical Development in Ingolstadt.
  • 07/21/14
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    The Audi A3 Sedan rolls out of the Aurangabad plant

    Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer has started production of the next big Audi - Audi A3 Sedan, at its Aurangabad plant, in the state of Maharashtra. After the Audi A6, the Audi A4, the Audi Q5, the Audi Q7 and the Audi Q3, the Audi A3 Sedan will be the sixth model to be produced at the plant. The Audi A3 Sedan will be launched in the Indian market soon.
  • 07/17/14
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    25 years of TDI: The bestseller for efficiency

    Audi is marking a very special anniversary: It was 25 years ago that the company first unveiled the TDI engine, which has since gone on to become the most successful efficiency technology on both road and racetrack. Since that time, Audi has achieved worldwide sales of around 7.5 million automobiles with a TDI engine, and at the Le Mans 24 Hours a TDI-powered model with the four rings has been first over the finishing line on eight occasions since 2006. The two latest developments in one of Audi’s main areas of innovation also embody athletic efficiency: the new, fuel-efficient 3.0 V6 TDI generation, and the Audi RS 5 TDI concept with electric charging.
  • 07/04/14
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    Audi Encounter magazine wins gold in the Best of Corporate Publishing Award

    Two gold awards and seven more nominations demonstrate the outstanding quality of Audi publications. In addition to the Encounter magazine, the app for Audi’s Annual Report also took first place amongst 700 submissions.
  • 05/14/14
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    Audi México se centra en los proveedores locales

    Audi México crea puestos de trabajo en la región TLCAN gracias a su ambiciosa estrategia de expansión. A medio plazo, un porcentaje superior al 65% de las piezas suministradas por los proveedores para el Audi Q5* deberán proceder de América del Norte y a largo plazo, incluso hasta el 90%. De este modo, en los próximos diez años se podrán crear más de 20,000 puestos de trabajo, de los cuales, alrededor de 1,000 se concentrarán en un parque de proveedores ubicado al sur de la planta de Audi en San José Chiapa. Con motivo del comienzo de las obras se reunieron hoy el Responsable de Compras en el Consejo de Dirección, el Dr. Bernd Martens y el Gobernador de Puebla, Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas. Está previsto que el parque de proveedores JIS (just in sequence) se ponga en marcha, en una primera fase, a finales de 2014. La producción en serie de la segunda generación del Audi Q5 para el mercado mundial se iniciará en 2016.
  • 04/17/14
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    Audi A3 is named 2014 World Car of the Year

    The Audi A3*, the premium compact bestseller from the brand with the four rings, is the 2014 World Car of the Year. This is the second overall title for Audi in the ten year history of the World Car of the Year Awards as the Audi A6 won the inaugural overall title in 2005. *The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this MediaInfo.
  • 11/13/13
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    Audi Sport to be based in Neuburg

    An important milestone has been reached: 14 months after first breaking ground, the structural work for the new Motorsport Competence Center has been completed. In the town of Neuburg an der Donau, approximately 20 kilometers west of Ingolstadt, the topping-out ceremony is taking place today for the new home of Audi Sport. In the modern complex on the site of the Audi Driving Experience Center, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG for Technical Development, welcomed Roland Weigert, the District Administrator of Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, and Dr. Bernhard Gmehling, the Mayor of Neuburg, as well as the architects, planners and tradesmen. The relocation of approximately 300 Audi employees from Ingolstadt to Neuburg is due to take place in the summer of 2014.
  • 11/12/13
    Models

    Golden Steering Wheel for Audi A3 Sedan

    Gold for Audi: The new A3 Sedan is the winner of one of the most coveted awards in the automotive industry – the Golden Steering Wheel 2013. This year there were a total of 49 candidates for the award, the winner of which is chosen jointly by the readers of “Auto Bild” and “Bild am Sonntag” together with a panel of experts. The Audi A3 Sedan came out on top in the “Middle Class” category.
  • 06/10/13
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    Flood aid: AUDI AG donates €1 million

    AUDI AG is to help the victims of the heavy flooding. The company is spontaneously making an amount of €1 million available for the persons affected. This donation has been approved by the Audi Board of Management. In addition, the Works Council will appeal for donations to be made by the members of the workforce.
  • 05/16/13
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    Audi publishes its first Corporate Responsibility Report

    At the Annual General Meeting of AUDI AG, the company presented its Corporate Responsibility Report 2012, in which it reports on targets and activities in the field of sustainability. Audi intends to take a leading role also in this respect. The company assumes responsibility in the five key areas of products, environment, employees, society and business operations.
  • 05/04/13
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    AUDI AG: Laying of foundation stone for new plant in San José Chiapa, Mexico

    AUDI AG is strengthening its successful growth path in the North American market with a new plant in San José Chiapa, Mexico. With today’s laying of the foundation stone in the federal state of Puebla, the official starting signal has been given for construction work on Audi’s first own car factory on the North American continent. Investment of more than € 900 million here in the next two years will result not only in a body shop, paint shop and assembly line, but also in a new press shop. Starting in mid-2016, the successor generation of the successful SUV model, Audi Q5, will drive off the assembly lines.
  • 11/09/12
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    New Audi Computing Center is now online

    After a three-year construction phase, the new Audi Computing Center is now online. It hosts all main IT applications for the around 51,000 computer users at Audi. Audi connect services, which Audi drivers can use to call up current traffic information and access social networks on the Internet, also run on the Audi IT servers. In addition, the TÜV Rheinland inspection authority has just given special recognition to the computing center for its energy efficiency.

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